Community Preservation Officer

Job Information

Job Category

Rural Planning

Company Name

City of San Fernando

Position Level


Job Description

THE POSITION The City of San Fernando is seeking an experienced and responsible professional to become a Community Preservation Officer in our Community Development Department. Under general supervision, performs routine to difficult field inspections of public and private property to ensure compliance with City zoning, municipal and building code provisions; explains regulations relating to codes to the public; inspects for business licenses; issues compliance orders and citations; and performs related duties as assigned. This position reports directly to the Director of Community Development. SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT Building Inspector is an available at-will assignment, subject to appointment by the Director of Community Development. Additional 10% above base pay for the position if assigned as Community Preservation Officer and Building Inspector. APPLY IMMEDIATELY, OPEN UNTIL FILLED; FIRST REVIEW ON MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2023 Download application and detailed job flyer via the City website:

Required Skills / Experience / Education

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent is required, and two years of code enforcement experience involving public contact in a municipal setting is required. Must possess a valid California Class C driver’s license upon appointment, and as condition of continued employment, as well as maintain insurability under the City’s vehicle insurance program. A POST Training, PC 832 certificate is required and must be maintained during the course of employment. Certification as a Code Enforcement Officer (CCEO) by an organization recognized by the California Alliance of Code Enforcement Organizations (CACEO) is highly desired. May be required work various shifts such as standby at night, on weekends, and holidays as needed. If assigned to the Building Inspector assignment, at least one valid certification as either a Residential Building Inspector or Commercial Building Inspector issued by the International Code Council (ICC) is required. Possession of both ICC certificates as a Residential Building Inspector and as a Commercial Building Inspector are a condition of continued assignment within 18 months of the assignment.

US Citizenship Required?


Will security clearance be required?


Salary Range

SALARY: $62,912 – $77,843 Per Year, Effective July 2023 (Additional 10% shall apply for Building Inspection Certification).

Other Benefits

RETIREMENT: Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), 3% at 60 or 2% @ 55 for Classic members (depending on hire date); 2% @62 for PEPRA members. Both are integrated with Social Security. City pays full portion of employee’s share, while employee pays partial portion of City’s share of PERS for Classic members only. MEDICAL INSURANCE: As part of a full flex Cafeteria Plan, employee receives a monthly flex dollar allowance ($1,008.88 Single; $1,739.30 Two Party; and $2,337.42 Family) to apply toward Medical, Dental and Vision benefits offered through the City’s insurance plans for employee and eligible dependents. LIFE/AD & D INSURANCE: The City pays for a $50,000 term life/AD&D insurance policy. Additional voluntary purchase (at a group rate) of up to $100,000 for employee, $25,000 for spouse, and $10,000 for each child, with no medical questions asked. VACATION LEAVE: Accrual varies based on years of service, and ranges from 11 days (88 hours) per year for 0-4 service years to 21 days (168 hours) for 15 service years or more. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE:  3 days paid following the death of an immediate family member, and 1 day paid following the death of an extended family member. SICK LEAVE: 12 days per year with a maximum accumulation of 100 days (800 hours). HOLIDAY:  13 Paid holidays per year. BILINGUAL BONUS:  $100 Bilingual pay per month to eligible employees. UNIFORM ALLOWANCE:  $300 per year for all now-sworn personnel in the Police Department. Uniforms are provided and replaced for unit employees as required by the Department. OVERTIME: Paid or accumulated compensatory time at time and one-half. Overtime paid after 40 hours per week based on a 40-hour work week. Maximum accumulation of comp time is 100 hours. CALL BACK TIME: Any general employee called back to work other than as a continuation (immediately preceding or following) their regular established work schedule will be compensated at a rate of pay equal to one and one-half times their regular hourly pay. Minimum of 3 hours applies TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: City shall reimburse tuition for approved courses up to a maximum of $3,000 per fiscal year. Employee shall first verify through their Department Head that there’s enough fund allocation in the budget for this team.

Job Start Date


Position Type

Permanent Full-Time



Primary Language Required



Municipal Government

Job Location

Location Address

117 Mcneil Street
San Fernando, California

Contact Information

Hiring Contact Name

Personnel Division


[email protected]

Phone Number

(818) 898-1221